Wednesday, July 4, 2007

AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 Bible published

From the press release:

About the book:
The new AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 Bible, the 8th edition of Ellen Finkelstein’s indispensable reference-tutorial book, is a comprehensive guide to the latest AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 releases.

Published by Wiley, this “Bible” brings veterans up to speed on the latest features and brings novices from the basics right up to programming in AutoLISP and VBA. Some Autodesk employees even keep a copy at their desks.

The Quick Start tutorial starts beginners with real-world work immediately. Following chapters cover the basics of creating drawings, complete 2D and 3D drawing techniques, using data in drawings, managing drawings, customization, and programming.

The book includes a DVD with before and after drawings for each tutorial, collected from AutoCAD professionals. The DVD also contains a 30-day trial version of AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008, the entire text of the book in a searchable PDF format, and a selection of valuable add-on programs.

“Whether you’re new to AutoCAD or a veteran, you will undoubtedly find this book to be an excellent resource,” Abhi Singh, AutoCAD Product Manager, Autodesk, Inc.

AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 Bible (ISBN 978-0-470-12049-1, 1251 pages, $49.99) is available in bookstores, from, from, as well as from the author’s Web site at

I've not read it but I suggest taking a look at Ellen's blog or her website and see if you like what you read there. If you do it's good chance you find this book valuable.

Via AutoCAD Tips Blog

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